Wilkes University

June

Wilkes University Air Force ROTC Detachment 752 Commissions Officers

Wilkes University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 752 has announced the commissioning of officers in the Class of 2020. Ten graduating students received the rank of 2nd lieutenant in the United States Air Force. The newly commissioned officers earned bachelor’s degrees at Wilkes University in May 2020.

 The newly commissioned officers and their post-graduation Air Force assignments are:

  • Jason Aristizabal of North Wales, Pa., will be stationed at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois where he will be a financial management officer. He earned the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management. 
  • Amanda Eberle of  Parlin, N.J., will be stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho where she will be an aircraft maintenance officer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminology. 
  • Jordon Hicks of Browndale, Pa., is entering pilot training at Columbus Air Force Base in Columbus, Miss. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management.
  • John Luna of Valley Center, Calif., is entering training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas, to become a Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) officer. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management. 
  • Jacob Marcolla of Andreas, Pa., will be stationed at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C. where he will be a civil engineering officer. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.
  • John Moyer of Mechanicsburg, Pa., is entering training at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla., to become a combat systems officer. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.
  • Gregory Navestad of Wyoming, Pa., will be stationed at Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, where he will be an acquisitions officer. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing.
  • Justin Pranga of Shohola, Pa., is entering pilot training at Columbus Air Force Base in Columbus, Miss. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies.
  • Joshua Sporer of Oak Ridge, N.J., is entering pilot training at Columbus Air Force Base in Columbus, Miss. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering 
  • Bradley Welsh of Honesdale, Pa., is entering pilot training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas. He earned the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance.

 


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